Vocal Melody Book IV Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Vocal Melody Book IV
  • Added Title A favourite collection of English songs sung at the Publick Gardens: with the songs in Harlequin sorcerer, and the Oracle sung by Mrs. Cibber
  • Uniform Title Vocal melody. Book 4

Creator

  • Composer: Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778

Publisher

  • Name: I. Walsh
    Place of Publication: London

Date

  • Creation: 1752

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This collection of songs from the pantomime "Harlequin Sorcerer" and the play "The Oracle" are scored for various voice types with obbligato instruments and basso continuo (with figured bass). A "Mrs. Cibber" is credited prominently on the title page. Some songs also have alternate parts for the solo line (conflating obbligato and vocal parts) for German flute (sometimes simply designated as "Flute").
  • Physical Description: 1 score (40 p.); 32 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble — Scores.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Collection

  • Name: Virtual Music Rare Book Room
    Code: VRBR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Music Library
    Code: UNTML

Resource Type

  • Musical Score/Notation

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: Songs-From-Harlequin-Sorcerer
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc463631